HLA Typing for other Disease Associations
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Investigation : HLA Typing for other Disease Associations
Investigations HLA Typing for other Disease Associations
Inform lab before sending Not required
Specimen type 4ml EDTA
Ideal time to take specimen Not applicable
Labelling requirements click here
How to take the specimen Whole blood into EDTA
Transport to the laboratory see H&I General Information Page
Test Times Test is a single assay, no repeat testing requirements are required
Turnround 10 working days
Additional information There are numerous diseases which have documented HLA associations. The H&I Liverpool laboratory is able to provide a comprehensive HLA typing for any of these upon specific request.

As a guide the following is a list of conditions which have documented HLA associations, but is by no means exhaustive:

  • Actinic Prurigo
  • Addison’s disease
  • Colitis
  • Crohn’s
  • Graves Disease
  • Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polyarthralgia
  • Psoriasis Vulgaris
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogrens
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Additional Examination Requests A primary sample must be received for this test


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